Predicting Dynamics of an Infectious Disease

Public health study in its generality covers two broader areas: Epidemiology and Clinical Trials. Epidemiology is a systematic study of using observational data collected from a study population that are not under the influence of experimental settings to learn about disease cause and origin (ethology). It is a science of multidisciplinary in nature. It encompasses…

Formula for Spiritual Growth

The formula for spiritual growth is given briefly in 2 Peter 1: 5-7. Make every effort to add to your faith goodness, and to goodness, knowledge, and to knowledge, self-control, and to self-control, perseverance; And perseverance, godliness, and to godliness, brotherly kindness; And to brotherly kindness, love. This is given in a logical order. It…

7 Ways to Prevent Breast Cancer

We'd all love for there to be a magical pill we could take or a food that we could add to our diet that would – poof! – make our risk of cancer disappear. While that's not available to us yet, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk and these 7 ways…

How to Deal With Bile Reflux

It’s bad enough to have acid reflux–the backflow of stomach acid into the esophagus that causes heartburn and discomfort for millions. Add on bile reflux, where digestive fluid from the liver flows into the stomach and esophagus, and you’ve got a recipe for major discomfort that can be difficult to treat. Many people who have…

Does Your Age Affect Your Short Term Memory?

What impact does the aging process have on the brain and how it processes memories? Can anything be done to prevent the effects of aging on your recall? These are all questions that we have to face as we get older. Thankfully, there are answers. The question of does your age affect your short term…

Inflammation: Historical background

Historical Highlights Although clinical features of inflammation were describedin an Egyptian papyrus (dated around 3000 BC), Celsus, a Roman writer of the first century AD, first listed the fourcardinal signs of inflammation: rubor, tumor, calor, and dolor(redness, swelling, heat, and pain). These signs are typically more prominent in acute inflammation than in chronic inflammation. A…

Are You at a Threshold Moment?

We all have those times where we can just chug along in our businesses and lives… la la la la. We’re good. We’re happy. It’s status quo at its best. And then that all changes. We want more. We’re ready. Status quo is not good enough. So, then we have a decision to make. I…

Protein Foods to Energize Your Day

When you’re looking for a good source of energy for the day, protein should be your choice. While carbohydrates and sugars will give you an energy high but that is a temporary feeling. You will just as quickly get a sugar crash and will feel even worse. The unfortunate side effect of eating a high…

Why Do Muscles Only Pull And Not Push

Muscles are essential to the normal operation of your body because they help you control movement and posture. You use them every day, without fail, because without them, you would not be able to exert force on what you are doing. By adjusting the length of the muscle, also the tension, your muscles are able…

Transient Ischemic Attack – Causes and Treatment

Definition A transient ischemic attack, or TIA, is often described as a mini-stroke. Unlike a stroke, however, the symptoms can disappear within a few minutes. TIAs and strokes are both caused by a disruption of the blood flow to the brain. In TIAs and most strokes, this disruption is caused by a blood clot blocking…

Living With Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that usually occurs in the winter months although it can start as early as September in some cases. Milder forms of the condition are often described as the “winter blues.” Sufferers can experience loss of energy and general depression along with problems sleeping, feeling anxious, general…